Science and Nature

A Year in Space

A Year in Space follows astronaut Scott Kelly's 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly. Beyond A Year in Space introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.

Beyond A Year in Space

54m 10s

Beyond A Year in Space picks up where A Year in Space left off: Scott Kelly’s last day in space and return to Earth. The special also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.

Episodes

  • Beyond A Year in Space: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Beyond A Year in Space

    S1 E2 - 54m 10s

    Beyond A Year in Space picks up where A Year in Space left off: Scott Kelly’s last day in space and return to Earth. The special also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.

  • A Year in Space: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    A Year in Space

    S1 E1 - 55m 37s

    Follow astronaut Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly.

Extras + Features

  • Meet Astronaut Jessica Meir: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Meet Astronaut Jessica Meir

    S1 E2 - 1m 32s

    Before she became an astronaut, Jessica Meir was a biological scientist studying how animals live in extreme environments.

  • The Twin Study: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Twin Study

    S1 E2 - 2m 54s

    While Scott Kelly spent a year on the International Space Station, his twin brother Mark spent a year on earth. By analyzing the differences between the two men, NASA researchers hope to gain insight into the effects of spaceflight on the human body.

  • Jessica and Victor Visit Kennedy Space Center: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Jessica and Victor Visit Kennedy Space Center

    S1 E2 - 2m 46s

    Astronauts Jessica Meir and Victor Glover visit Launch Pad 39B, where the space shuttle used to launch, and the Vehicle Assembly Building, the “high holy cathedral of space.”

  • The Legacy of the One Year Mission: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Legacy of the One Year Mission

    S1 E2 - 2m

    Astronauts Scott Kelly and Jessica Meir discuss the importance of the Twin Study, which will help scientists understand the effects of being in space for a year.

  • Episode 2 Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Episode 2 Preview

    S1 E2 - 30s

    Beyond A Year in Space picks up where A Year in Space left off: Scott Kelly’s last day in space and return to Earth. The special also introduces viewers to the next generation of astronauts training to leave Earth’s orbit and travel into deep space.

  • Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Preview

    S1 E1 - 30s

    Follow astronaut Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly.

  • Space Wealth: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Space Wealth

    S1 E1 - 48s

    While they are in orbit, and look out back on the Earth, astronauts have a unique perspective on the world. Areas of greater prosperity have a particular characteristic when seen from above...

  • Extended Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extended Preview

    S1 E1 - 3m 9s

    Follow astronaut Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission on the International Space Station, from launch to landing, as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight by comparing him to his identical twin on Earth, astronaut Mark Kelly.

  • Space Dreams: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Space Dreams

    S1 E1 - 37s

    We have landed on the moon, sent rovers to Mars and the outer solar system, built a million-pound space station, but we continue to dream of space travel. But why? What compels us to reach for the stars?

  • Space Twins: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Space Twins

    S1 E1 - 2m 11s

    Using data from identical twin astronauts Mark and Scott Kelly, NASA’s twin study is investigating the long-term effects of space travel on the human body. The results will be used to help get humans to Mars.

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